Utusan to downsize 50% staff

Utusan Malaysia's owner, Kumpulan Utusan Melayu Bhd, is now a PN-17 company, denoting its financials are inadequate as a listed entity. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 21, 2018.

UMNO-CONTROLLED Malay daily, Utusan Malaysia, today offered voluntary separation scheme (VSS) letters to its 1,500 employees in a restructuring exercise aimed at off-loading at least 50% of the workforce to overcome its financial constraints.

Sources told The Malaysian Insight the decision was made at a meeting between Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd executive chairman Abd Aziz Sheikh Fadzir and its staff at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur today.

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  • How many Awang Selamats are in that lump of 50%?

    Posted 3 years ago by Rock Hensem

  • just close shop la...there is no point to continue to work at utusan....its only good as a nasi lemak wrapper

    Posted 3 years ago by Anonymous 1234

  • Ini semua salah dap !!

    Posted 3 years ago by Msian First

  • Awang Selamat kena sembelih ke tidak?

    Posted 3 years ago by Jubu Laza

  • Jadi awang tak dapat selamatkan utusan

    Posted 3 years ago by Kenneth Tan